Hike through the Rohrwald, a dense forest full of wild life, elves and trolls

von Gavriel     Österreich > Niederösterreich > Wiener Umland/Nordteil

N 48° 24.862' E 016° 19.144' (WGS84)

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 Größe: normal
Status: kann gesucht werden
 Zeitaufwand: 5:00 h   Strecke: 13 km
 Versteckt am: 04. Oktober 2003
 Gelistet seit: 10. November 2005
 Letzte Änderung: 02. August 2020
 Listing: https://opencaching.de/OC09BA
Auch gelistet auf: geocaching.com 

19 gefunden
0 nicht gefunden
6 Bemerkungen
3 Beobachter
0 Ignorierer
854 Aufrufe
3 Logbilder
4 Empfehlungen

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The tour is rather long (appr. 13 km) and will take you through the Rohrwald, a dense forest full of wild life (including wild boars). The terrain is easy and not-too-steep terrain, but the tracks are mainly forest-roads (sometimes muddy). Hiking boots, map, a tape measure and refreshments are advisable.

Near stage 1 there is a restaurant (Goldenes Bründl) and a parking area at N 48° 24.797', E 016° 18.949'. From the surrounding hills you have a splendid view over the Weinviertel and to the Wiener Pforte in the south.

N1: 48° 24.862', E1: 016° 19.144'
I do not know for certain what this object is supposed to be, it looks quite different than other things of that category. Close to the ground there are three letters. Convert these letters to numbers (A=1, B=2, ... Z=26), sum up the numbers and call the result A. The side with the large V is the wrong side.

N2 = N1 + A*10 + 3 and E2 = E1 - A*10 - 4
On your way along the path of wisdom towards Stage 2 you will pass by a woman's memorial.
Anna: BC = 15
Walpurga: BC = 23
Maria: BC = 17
Barbara: BC = 31
The historical object at Stage 2 (telling a story about the encounter of a duke, his horse and a stag) has disappeared. Measure or estimate the difference in length of the longer and shorter side of the concrete base. What fits best?
10cm: DE = 15
20cm: DE = 30
30cm: DE = 43

N3 = N2 + 5CD and E3 = E2 - (C-D)CD
The first row tells you the name of the object. Convert the 2nd, the 3rd and the 6th letter to numbers (A=1, B=2, ... Z=26), sum up the number and call the result F. Count the letters of the name, substract 1 and take the resulting number as G.

N4 = N3 + F*8 +3 and E4 = E3 - F*18 -8 When I hid the cache you could have found a very old stone plate with three letters, but now you find a newer stone-plate with a much longer name on it. Convert the last three letters to numbers (A=1, B=2, ... Z=26). Add the 8th and the 9th letter call the result H. Multiply the 9th letter by 2 and call the result I. Add the 9th and the 10th letter and call the result J.

N5 = N4 - H*J + 18 and E5 = E4 - (I-1)*J + 8
The view is worth this little detour. Look out for two four-digit numbers concerning a "son of the forest" (not on the war memorial). The two numbers are K and L. It is up to you which way you take to the next stage, depending on wind and weather. There are fare more paths through the forest than are shown in the map.

N6 = N5 + G*10 - 5 and E6 = E5 + L + 590
A large board tells you, how far you could hike (if you have enough time). A yellow dot on the map marks your position, immediately next to the yellow dot there is a threedigit number. Take the sum of all 3 digits as M, the first digits accounts for N. The second digit times 10 plus the third digit will be O.

Now you have all the information you need to calculate the final coordinates of the cache.

N7 = 48° 25,(M+1)BN and E7 = E6 + O*G - K/100
The cache is a small plastic box inside an Illy-Container.

IWe had less than 5m deviation, so I will not change the coordinates. The object wiill catch any geocacher's eye, I suppose. The hiding place is no longer visible from the path, first think, then search. It is not near any beehives or birdhouses. The beehives seem to be deserted anyhow.

You can combine this cachetour with visiting the Schweden-Höhlen (maybe you have already noticed the signs at the parking-lot).
There is a good chance to encounter dragons, trolls or just some people wielding swords. Don't be worried, they are harmless. The area is quite popular among the local LARP-scene.

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Logeinträge für Düsterwald    gefunden 19x nicht gefunden 0x Hinweis 6x

gefunden 23. Mai 2021, 00:44 audili hat den Geocache gefunden

Sehr schöne Tour gemeinsam mit Menthas. TFTC

Hinweis 02. August 2020 Gavriel hat eine Bemerkung geschrieben

Neue Frage für Stage 2

Dose kontrolliert

gefunden Der Cache ist in gutem oder akzeptablem Zustand. Empfohlen 16. März 2020 Lefar48 hat den Geocache gefunden

Gestern bis Stage 2 gekommen, dann musste ich abbrechen, weil das erforderliche Objekt nicht mehr vorhanden ist. In dem Logeintrag eines Vorfinders (bei GC) habe ich folgende Info gefunden:

"Für alle weiteren Cacher sei als Hilfe für die Jahreszahl der Wert A mit 78 multipliziert und noch 14 hinzugezählt." 

Mit dieser Information bezüglich der nicht mehr vorhandenen Stage 2 hab ich gestern noch die Koordinaten für Stage 3 berechnet. Heute ging es vom Goldenen Bründl aus direkt zur Stage 3. Dort und auch bei den folgenden Stationen war alles sehr gut und eindeutig zu ermitteln. Der Weg von Stage 5 zu 6 ist ziemlich lang, aber ich habe die aussichtsreiche Wanderung im Sonnenschein genossen. Düster war es heute hier nirgends.

Der Weg zum Finale war dann kurz und das Versteck ist mir sofort aufgefallen. Das Doserl schnell geborgen. Alles in bester Ordnung. Bevor es zurück zum Goldenen Bründl ging, ging es noch zu den Schwedenhöhlen.

gefunden 23. April 2017 Eagle_ hat den Geocache gefunden

Solche altehrwürdigen Multis schätze ich sehr. Wie von der Ownerin gewohnt war es eine schöne und unkomplizierte Führung durch eine sehr ruhige Landschaft. Besonders die eine Stage, die etwas abseits liegt, hat mir gut gefallen.
Im Zuge der Runde kann man auch ein paar Tradis besuchen, und den Multi "Wielensdorf und die breite Linde" - wobei da etwas Heimarbeit hilfreich ist und man somit doppelte Wege spart.
Danke für den Cache

gefunden Der Cache ist in gutem oder akzeptablem Zustand. 30. Dezember 2016 cezanne hat den Geocache gefunden

Given the snow at higher altitudes and the short day lengths, it was not easy to come up with a suitable cache for today. Finally AnnaMoritz suggested this quite old multi cache.

We parked at the suggested coordinates and headed off. As we were well prepared we had looked at the photo for Stage 1 before we left and so had no issue with obtaining A and could directly continue to Stage 2 where I was glad that we only needed to write down the year and not to read the text on the backside of the object. Given the cold temperatures I also appreciated that the calculations were not hard to perform and that we always obtained the same results.

It's amazing how many crosses and even more how many installations used by hunters like raised hides the area has to offer. Stage 3 did not pose an issue either. While the conditions of the trails in the forest was perfect today as the ground was frozen, the situation unfortunately changed on the way to Stage 4. Suddenly the ground was not frozen any longer and our shoes got quite dirty. At that point of time I did not yet know that it would come much worse.

In the area around Stages 4-5 we met a number of people while the remaining part of the walk was quite lonesome. It appears that many people drive up by car and only go for a short walk.

The question at Stage 4 was quickly answered and we moved on to Stage 5 which indeed warrants the detour. The view was very nice and the location also has something else to offer. The part which then followed was the one I did enjoy the least - under today's conditions it was quite an annoying section. I needed to stop every 50m or so to tr to get rid of say 3kg of mud from my shoes. Maybe we could have avoided what we experienced by taking a different route. Anyway I was really glad that we finally entered a forest area again.

Once having arrived at Stage 6 obtaining the required information was not an issue at all and so we could calculate the coordinates for the final. There the reception was a bit jumpy but we soon spotted the cache container which was way smaller than expected- that's for certain not a container of size regular and due to the narrow bottleneck of the container one cannot even leave trackables. The container and the log sheet are in reasonable condition.

After having found the cache a relatively long walk back to the car waited for us, but in easy terrain and with no muddy sections which allowed me to walk faster and which must have been a relief to AnnaMoritz for whom it was a challenge to wait patiently for me in the sections where I was so slow. For me it was a relief that we found the cache quickly and did not have to engage in a long search as otherwise we might have ended up in the dark which probably is not that pleasant in an area which seems to be very popular among hunters.

All in all we ended up with a walk of around 13km and 350 height meters. I enjoyed the walk except the muddy parts. One of the nicest parts was when we walked through areas where the trees, bushes and the grass were covered with thick layers of hoarfrost. The sun rays created beautiful colour effects in combination with the little ice crystals. I will also remember the nice effect created by the red hawthorns covered with white hoarfrost.

We did not meet any LARP players - I guess it was too cold for them anyway.

Thank you very much the motivation to go for an extended winter walk and for maintaining this cache over many years.